Landscape Architect & Specifier News

JUN 2015

LASN is a photographically oriented, professional journal featuring topics of concern and state-of-the-art projects designed or influenced by registered Landscape Architects.

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Davis, event planner for Rain Bird Corp., was awarded the ASIC 2015 Sam Tobey Lifetime Achievement Award at this year's annual conference in Minneapolis. Davis has used her vast hospitality knowledge and networks to help manage successful ASIC educational conferences for more than 10 years – first as an employee with Rain Bird and later as a volunteer after retiring from Rain Bird. Dr. Stephen W. Smith, FASIC, was awarded the ASIC Roy Williams Memorial Award at this year's annual conference. Owner of Wade Water LLC and Buena Vida Farm in Fort Collins, Colo., Smith continues to offer water resource and management consulting services. Specialties include irrigation and water rights engineering, irrigation automation and control and canal modernization. site design group, ltd., a landscape architecture and urban design firm located in Chicago, promoted Hana Ishikawa from director of design to principal. Since joining the firm in 2007, he has designed over 100 projects, and has played a pivotal role in shaping the future of the firm. site design group also added Nathan Hilmer to its staff as a project manager and designer. A native Midwesterner, Hilmer was educated and practiced for nearly eight years in the Pacific Northwest, honing his professional focus and design approach while working on projects in Northern California, Oregon, Washington and China. His project experience covers a considerable range of project types and sizes. Foster Conant & Associates Landscape Architects and Site Planners announced that Matt Lincolnhol has joined the firm as associate landscape architect. Lincolnhol received his bachelor's degree in landscape architecture from Clemson University. His expertise and experience will support the firm's work in hospitality, entertainment and theme parks. Firma Design Group announced that Scott Graefen, senior landscape architect, has joined the firm. Graefen has over 20 years of experience and has worked on a broad spectrum of both public projects as well as private projects throughout California. June 2015 89 Linda Davis Matt Lincolnhol Scott Graefen Hana Ishikawa Dr. Stephen W. Smith Nathan Hilmer To be considered for the Movers & Shakers column, please submit materials for LASN "Movers & Shakers" column to It focuses on new corporate officers, addition of new reps for your firm/company, promotions or company relocation, mergers and awards. Include a brief (one to two paragraph) description and send one (at least 350 dpi, 4x5 or 5x6) high-resolution image. Deadline is June 30. You can reach Larry Shield at (714) 979-5276 x125. Get Your 15 Minutes in LASN! m o v e r s & s h a k e r s I n f o r m a t i o n R e q u e s t # 5 3 6

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